Author Archives: jenicek

Try this

I’m a little at a loss as to what to write about this week. There are certainly a multitude of topics to discuss based only on what is going on in the world. Admittedly, most of what is happening it … Continue reading

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I’m funny on my Father’s side

It will be Father’s Day this coming Sunday and I’m sharing with you, my faithful readers, some memories of my late father. Specifically about my dad and comedy. I have to say, I can trace my love of comedy to … Continue reading

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Thank God for Dave

How is comedy like an orgy? It is best done in the dark and it should have a lot of people involved. I know that sounds like a dirty riddle but it’s true. Comedy, is a vampire’s art, best done … Continue reading

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Secret Invisible Dinosaur

I met my friend and fellow improviser, Andy McCann in an improv class. This was in a kindergarten classroom, because Chicago City Limits did shows and offered classes at the Jan Hus church and school on the Upper East Side. … Continue reading

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Secret Origin

Before I was in the Chainsaw Boys I wasn’t. This is my way of saying that I was not a founding member. It was however, filled with my friends and I went to see them perform a number of times … Continue reading

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The laughter of strangers

Getting people to come see you do improv is a perfect example of the law of diminishing returns. At first, your friends and family are happy, even excited to see you make stuff up on stage. But you will find … Continue reading

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Two worlds collide

This week I’m mashing up my love of improv and haiku. Please enjoy. In life we say no On stage, a different story Yes and all night long A one word story Go to the store, see mother Happens every … Continue reading

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